Iraq

Coalition forces captured a senior Special Groups leader in the Rusafa district of Baghdad. Iraqi Special Operations Forces captured two Special Groups cell leaders and seven cell members. Iraqi troops captured 12 Mahdi Army fighters in eastern Baghdad. Two soldiers were wounded when a US helicopter crashed south of Baghdad. Three Iraqis were killed and seven were wounded in an IED attack in Baqubah.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

Are you a dedicated reader of FDD's Long War Journal? Has our research benefitted you or your team over the years? Support our independent reporting and analysis today by considering a one-time or monthly donation. Thanks for reading! You can make a tax-deductible donation here.

Tags:

Iraq

Islamic state

Syria

Aqap

Al shabaab

Boko Haram

Isis